AFL considers Indigenous education program in other states

The AFL will closely monitor a $5 million residential facility aiming to bridge the gap between Aussie Rules and Indigenous education in far north Queensland.  http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2012/10/15/3610792.htm

Indigenous education decades behind

The head of a New Zealand parliamentary committee says Australia is lagging behind in its education of Indigenous children. Have a look at the link, what are your thoughts?   http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-11-05/claims-indigenous-education-20-years-behind-nz/4353756?section=nt

National curriculum to highlight Aboriginal history – Does this mean we finally get a ‘Real’ focus on Aboriginal studies?

Hey check out this new article at The Age on national curriculm highlighting Aboriginal history, what does this mean, does this mean there is going to be more of a focus, a real focus for Aboriginal studies in classes in all year levels of education? http://www.theage.com.au/national/education/national-curriculum-to-highlight-aboriginal-history-20121030-28i5n.html

What resources are you looking for in your classroom to help teach Aboriginal studies and Aboriginal perspectives?

What resources are you looking for in your classrooms to better teach Aboriginal studies and Aboriginal perspectives? We would like to know what you are looking for, what particular resources, what things are you looking for that could help you to teach these things better in your classrooms. Is it some reading books, is it come activitity books, music, anything.

A note to teachers

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Alternatively, you are welcome to order your resources by fax. Just fax your purchase order form to 08 8415 1550.
NOTE: No matter how much you order, postage is only $5 per order, anywhere in Australia.
Greg Hodgkinson